Effective climate change adaptation means supporting community autonomy


Communities want to determine their own climate change adaptation strategies, and scientists and decision-makers should listen to them — both the equity and efficacy of climate change adaptation depend on it. We outline key lessons researchers and development actors can take to support communities and learn from them.

Publication Type
Journal Article
Anne C. Pisor
Xavier Basurto, Duke University
Kristina G. Douglass, Pennsylvania State University
Katharine J. Mach
Elspeth Ready
Jason M. Tylianakis
Ashley Hazel, Stanford University
Michelle A. Kline
Karen L. Kramer
J. Stephen Lansing
Mark Moritz, The Ohio State University
Paul E. Smaldino
Thomas F. Thornton
James Holland Jones, Stanford University
Nature Climate Change

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